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Nothing to Be Ashamed Of: Black Mental Health

Posted by on Sep 8, 2012 in Monica's Blog, The Beautiful Mind Blog | 0 comments

Nothing to Be Ashamed Of: Black Mental Health

I was recently one of the guests on Huffington Post Live on a segment called “Nothing to Be Ashamed Of” on Black Mental Health. Marc Lamont Hill is the host.  Other guests included: Atrice Williams, Mychal Denzel Smith, Stacia Brown, Traci Campbell and Sabrina Jackson To see the recorded session, click here  Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post...

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Jesse Jackson Jr., Mental Health and Life Choices

Posted by on Aug 28, 2012 in Monica's Blog, The Beautiful Mind Blog | 0 comments

Jesse Jackson Jr., Mental Health and Life Choices

I recently wrote in the Huffington Post about Jesse Jackson Jr. and Mental Health: In recent months, there have been increasing reports on Jesse Jackson Jr.’s health.  When Jackson’s office and family revealed that Jackson was being treated at the Mayo Clinic for bipolar II, the media took this as an opportunity to both educate the public about mental health challenges and to speculate about the cause of Jackson’s condition. As an African American who lives with a bipolar depressive condition, I’ve eagerly followed...

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25 Top Sexual Violence Activists: #5

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Monica's Blog, The Beautiful Mind Blog | 1 comment

25 Top Sexual Violence Activists: #5

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I’m making a list of my favorite activists speaking out against sexual violence.  Some are old-school activists working on the ground in non-profit organizations; some are artists; some are writers – all are committed.  I’ve been speaking out against sexual violence for the last 15 years – beginning slightly more than a year after I survived an experience of rape.  The people I mention this month are friends and comrades. The FaithTrust Institute is one of the oldest – if not the...

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25 Top Sexual Violence Activists: #4

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in Monica's Blog, The Beautiful Mind Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

25 Top Sexual Violence Activists: #4

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I’m making a list of my favorite activists speaking out against sexual violence.  Some are old-school activists working on the ground in non-profit organizations; some are artists; some are writers – all are committed.  I’ve been speaking out against sexual violence for the last 15 years – beginning slightly more than a year after I survived an experience of rape.  The people I mention this month are friends and comrades. Men Stopping Violence based in the greater Atlanta community....

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25 Top Sexual Violence Activists: #3

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012 in Monica's Blog, The Beautiful Mind Blog | 0 comments

25 Top Sexual Violence Activists: #3

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I’m making a list of my favorite activists speaking out against sexual violence.  Some are old-school activists working on the ground in non-profit organizations; some are artists; some are writers – all are committed.  I’ve been speaking out against sexual violence for the last 15 years – beginning slightly more than a year after I survived an experience of rape.  The people I mention this month are friends and comrades. Tamar’s Voice is a small national non-profit that focuses...

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